FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
Playground Safety From Concept to Completion and Beyond
Ensuring kids on the playground are as safe as possible begins with smart planning and playground design, but it doesn’t stop there. Proper supervision and continual attention to maintenance are also crucial.
Lessons, Programs & Technology Help Prevent Drownings
Preventing drowning is a job that takes a diverse team of people who care, from lifeguards to pool operators, swim instructors and beyond. Here’s a look at the latest in drowning prevention.
Shifting Trends in Design & Programming for Active Older Adults
There’s been a wave of facilities and programs designed to suit the needs of older adults who want to stay active beyond their middle years. This story takes a look at how things are shaping up for facilities looking to meet the needs of this audience.
From Pokemon GO to Geocaching and Beyond
There’s always talk about how to get people to turn off the technology and head outside. But if you can’t beat the screen, there are ways you can incorporate it into your parks and facilities with tech-enabled fun.
Preventing Slips & Falls
Park and recreation managers interested in pool safety need to pay close attention to surfaces around pools. Tiles can become slippery, leading to accidents. But solutions are available to prevent slips and falls.
Pools are often the center of attention at recreation centers and health clubs, and if your pool is lackluster, your facility’s business may suffer. Here are some affordable ways to spruce things up.
Sports fields require attention and care to ensure playability and safety for athletes. Luckily, there’s a team of trained professionals who have the know-how to keep your fields in tip-top shape.
Aviano Air Base in Italy
Military service can put stress on both those who serve and their families. Here, we take a look at how one air base in Italy is providing a tremendous range of recreational opportunities to help ease the strain.